Justice

Trócaire Lenten Appeal 2021 – This Lent is different

The annual Trócaire Lenten appeal has been running for nearly 50 years and while this Lent is different the call to charity remains

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Lent 2021 Parish Talk – Caoimhe de Barra, Trócaire CEO

Caoimhe de Barra shares her reflections on the 2021 Trócaire Lenten appeal which highlights the impact of conflict on people’s lives in South Sudan

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St Josephine Bakhita – Feast day 8th February

Video reflection in honour of St Josephine Bakhita from Sudan, kidnapped and sold into slavery as a child. Her Feast Day – 8th Feb – has become special day of prayer for victims of slavery and trafficking around the world.

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50 years of heroism – Br Kevin Crowley

On 7th December 2018 Br Kevin Crowley received the 4th Oireachtas Human Dignity Award for ‘50 years of heroism’ from the Ceann Comhairle.

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Trócaire Lenten Campaign 2018

Colm Hogan, Julie Kavanagh and Siobhan Tighe discuss their recent visit to Matome, Sierra Leone where families are recovering from a devastating mudslide.

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Persecuted and Forgotten 2015 -2017

John Newton introduces this global report on Christians oppressed for their Faith and speaks about the Red Wednesday initiative on 22nd Nov 2017. 

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Trócaire Romero Family Award

Hannah Evans from Trócaire explains how this award helps families learn about the lives of other families around the world ahead of WMOF2018.

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Oscar Romero – the making of a saint

Learn about the saintly virtues of Oscar Romero, his enduring homilies and his heroic defence of the poor along with the progress of the cause for his canonisation. 

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Oscar Romero Animation

A short animation explaining the life, martyrdom and legacy of Blessed Oscar Romero courtesy of the Archbishop Romero Trust.

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Fr Frans Van der Lugt SJ: Man of Peace and Bridgebuilder

In honour of third anniversary of Fr Frans who lived and worked in Syria for fifty years and was killed in Homs on 7th April 2014.

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The Lent story 2017 – Trócaire

The family pictured on this year’s Trócaire box are from a village in Honduras that faces regular flooding from storms and rising sea levels.

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Religious Freedom – protecting the role of conscience in society

Dr John Newton discusses the Ashers bakery case in the context of the Religious Freedom in the World report 2016 produced by Aid to the Church in Need.

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Religious Freedom in the World 2014 – 2016

Full address by Dr John Newton at the recent launch in Newry of this major international study by Aid to the Church in Need.

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Religious Freedom in the World report 2014 – 2016

Interview with Bishop John McAreavey and Dr John Newton (ACN UK) at recent launch in Newry of this major report by Aid to the Church in Need

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Trócaire – Bishops visit to Zimbabwe Nov 2016

Bishop Denis Nulty (Kildare & Leighlin Diocese) gives us a first-hand account of his recent visit to various Trocaire projects in Zimbabwe.

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The Burning Question – Trócaire

This half hour documentary features climate change activists in Malawi and Malawian farmers affected by the food crisis and some of the leaders of the fossil fuel divestment movement.

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Jesuit Refugee Services in Aleppo Syria

Fr Mourad Abou Seif SJ talks about how people of all faiths have come together in Aleppo to work with displaced people in Syria.

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A Student of Peace – Steve Killelea

Steve Killelea discusses the Global Peace Index, the cost of violence around the world and what can help create and sustain more peaceful societies.

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Migration – the moral challenge of our time

Peter Sutherland delivered the 2016 Trócaire Lecture titled ‘Migration – the moral challenge of our time’ in Maynooth on 19th May 2016.

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Generation Hope – a new film from Mary’s Meals

Generation Hope tells the stories of some of the young people who, having enjoyed Mary’s Meals as children, are now part of a new generation beginning to build a brighter future.

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Fr Peter McVerry SJ on homelessness crisis

On the eve of the 2016 Election, Fr Peter McVerry discusses the growing homelessness crisis and the lack of effective social policy to keep people in their homes.

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Vote for Justice in 2016

Emmet Sheerin discusses the ‘Vote Joseph Bloggs’ video that Trocaire has released to help highlight climate justice as an election issue.

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Suffering in Syria – Fr Ziad Hilal SJ

Fr Ziad Hilal SJ who was living with Fr Frans van der Lugt S.J up to the time of his murder in Homs in 2014 discusses the on-going suffering of the Syrian people.

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Dublin GAA team assisting Br Kevin at the Capuchin Day centre

The Dublin team arrived to lend many hands to help pack 3,000 Christmas packages for the poor and homeless of Dublin this Christmas. Br Kevin extends his thanks to all donors and volunteers for their kindness.

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